"Palekh - the birthplace of the Firebird"
the firebird from the firebird / the tutu project at the design exchange by wyn ♥ lok, via Flickr
The tale of the Firebird by Gennady Gerin
Tutu worn by Margot Fonteyn as The Firebird in the Sadler's Wells Ballet production of 'The Firebird' (1954)
Large slavic folklore prints - Google Search
Michel Fokine and Tamara Karsavina in the original performance of Stravinsky’s The Firebird, 1910. Costumes by Léon Bakst.
The Tale of the Firebird by Gennady Spirin. http://book-graphics.blogspot.ru/2013/01/the-tale-of-firebird-by-gennady-spirin_1660.html#more
The firebird is symbolic of light and it is said that when one feather from the tail of the firebird falls to the ground, a new artistic tradition is born, hence why it is such a popular motif amongst artists.
Review: The Firebird by Susanna Kearsley
Detail of a costume for a Knight in The Firebird, designed by Alexandre Golovine, 1910. Museum no. S.5321:1,2-2009